Compare BMC TrueSight Server Automation vs. SaltStack

BMC TrueSight Server Automation is ranked 5th in Configuration Management with 6 reviews while SaltStack is ranked 13th in Configuration Management. BMC TrueSight Server Automation is rated 8.2, while SaltStack is rated 0. The top reviewer of BMC TrueSight Server Automation writes "Works across multiple operating systems, enabling data collection without worrying about the underlying OS". On the other hand, BMC TrueSight Server Automation is most compared with Ansible, SCCM and Chef, whereas SaltStack is most compared with Ansible, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and SCCM.
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Top Comparisons
Compared 33% of the time.
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Also Known As
TrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation Suite
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Overview

BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

SaltStack platform or Salt is a Python-based open source configuration management software and remote execution engine, supporting the "Infrastructure as Code" approach to deployment and cloud management.
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Sample Customers
State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAPPhotobucket
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company51%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Retailer5%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company60%
Financial Services Firm20%
Healthcare Company10%
Cloud Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company42%
Comms Service Provider9%
Media Company6%
Healthcare Company4%
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